Big banks and telcos backing $185 M supercluster bid for national digital identity system

Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly reported $485 million in funding committed to the project. The correct number is $185 million.  Identification systems have been based on face-to-face interactions and on

Published on: September 22nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Guestlogix adds developers’ lab to New Brunswick

Toronto-based Guestlogix Inc. has set up a "product innovation lab" in Moncton, N.B., with plans to add 35 new jobs to the city by the end of June 2015. A provider of on-board

Published on: February 5th, 2014 Candice So

Crowdfunding letter campaign targets politicians in five provinces

A national group lobbying to legalize equity crowdfunding in Canada is sending its message directly to provincially elected politicians across the country. Starting this week, the Ontario wing of Invest CrowdFund Canada (ICC)is

Published on: September 6th, 2012 Christine Wong

Clarity’s dial-a-mentor service completes 10,000 calls

The “dial a dealmaker” service launched by a native of Moncton, N.B. has completed 10,000 phone calls since opening its lines at the beginning of the year, the firm announced today.Clarity, which splits

Published on: August 7th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Radian6’s first employee has new startup project

Brian Dunphy was the first employee hired by New Brunswick-based Radian6 and helped its co-founders run the social analytics firm in its early days. After being acquired by Salesforce.com in a $326 million

Published on: July 25th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Push to legalize crowdfunding gains political steam in New Brunswick

The move to legalize equity crowdfunding in Canada is gaining steam in New Brunswick, with a push on to introduce some form of legislation in that province by this fall. Fredericton-based entrepreneurGary Stairs

Published on: June 29th, 2012 Christine Wong

Startup news round-up: June 11, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs. DMZ expands by four startups, Startup Canada assesses New Brunswick's post-secondary scene, and PO-MOtion takes its tech to the floor

Published on: June 11th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup news round-up: May 9, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs. New Brunswick events Deloitte is hosting three events in New Brunswick during June 6 and 7 that will be of

Published on: May 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Saint John: Radian6 success one part of this intelligent community’s bigger ICT story

When the technical mind behind Radian6 approached Mariner Partners chairman Gerry Pond with his early idea for “anomaly detection” software in 2006, the former CEO of NBTel says he had no idea where

Published on: April 30th, 2012 Brian Jackson

IBM acquisition Q1 Labs among nominees for N.B. tech awards

A security intelligence software firm bought by IBM and a SaaS provider catering to the fast food sector are among this year's nominees for the 2012 KIRA awards honouring the best in New

Published on: April 17th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Moncton startup dials into demand for big name business advice

You could call it dial-a-dealmaker.One of Canada’s best-known, east coast, high-tech entrepreneurs is usinga low-tech way to connect budding entrepreneurs with big name businessexperts: the phone. Would-be CEOs can get one-on-one advice over

Published on: January 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

New Brunswick is ‘spam capital’ of Canada

New Brunswick's dramatic coastal scenery and legendary hospitality appear to have attracted highly unwelcome visitors of late.Cyber criminals have turned New Brunswick into the spam capital of the country, according to a report

Published on: July 16th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

New Brunswick teachers give 3Rs a new twist

Teachers in New Brunswick are reinventing education's 3Rs to train students who may one day be the vanguard of the province's tech industry.New Brunswick's NB3 program, which was launched last year, places special

Published on: November 27th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Free broadband works wonders at Fredericton and Moncton

You wouldn't expect a former railway town and a quiet university municipality to be hotbeds of tech innovation. Yet Moncton and Fredericton were up there with the best, being named among the world's

Published on: November 10th, 2009 Nestor Arellano